Launch of space station of China planned in 2018
Almaty. March 5. KazTAG - The space station of China will be launched in 2018, it will be fully constructed by 2022, reports the Xinhua news agency.
Now the Chinese experts are working jointly with foreign specialists, conducting various tests and creating numerous sections of the functional combined model.
The complexity of the space station creation is in length of orbital flights, it will need use of special joining technologies and additional fuel.
According to the experts, the space station may provide long-term stay of human in the space.
The launch of "Tyagun-1" in 2011 and upcoming launch of "Tyagun-2" in 2016 serve testing of renewable technologies of life support.